Saturday 10:00am

Social democracy, reformism, and counter-revolution: Germany 1918-19

History
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One of the lasting lessons from the German Revolution of 1918-1919 is the counter-revolutionary role of the Social Democratic Party. This session will explore the ways in which the German SPD hosed down the revolutionary moment and saved German capitalism from the working class uprising.

Chris Harman - the Lost Revolution (https://tinyurl.com/HarmanLostRev)

Pierre Broue - The German Revolution 1917-1923, chapters 1-17 (https://tinyurl.com/BroueGermanRev)

Todd Cretien - Review of Broue’s the German Revolution in IS Review (http://www.isreview.org/issues/50/broue.shtml)

VI Lenin - the Proletarian Revolution and the Renegade Kautsky (https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1918/prrk/)

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